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Ethiopian Lost His Legs in Prison, Rebuilds Life as Free Man

When Kefyalew Tefera emerged from Ethiopia's Kaliti Prison last month after 12 years of confinement, it was in a wheelchair — with both of his legs missing, but with an overwhelming sense of gratitude intact. "What kept me going were her dedicated visits, love and care, and words of encouragement that I would one day be free," he said of his older sister, Weyinishet Derese. She was waiting at the federal prison in an Addis Ababa suburb when Kefyalew and more than 300 other...

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